Sarah Palin might just be the new Hammond

Letter to the editor

Posted: Monday, January 01, 2007

Our new governor, Sarah Palin, has started out showing integrity and common sense. She is a refreshing change, and I expect this trend to continue. There is a feeling by many people from both ends of the political spectrum that at last we have someone who is looking out for Alaskans.

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Obviously, a politician can't always satisfy everyone on every issue, but she appears to be a real person who is in touch with the people of Alaska. I predict, before her time is up, she will earn a level of respect we haven't seen since the days of Jay Hammond.

Thomas Shanley


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